While Trump Warns Tehran Of Censorship, Big Tech’s Thought Police Censor Pro-Iran Posts

While Trump Warns Tehran Of Censorship, Big Tech’s Thought Police Censor Pro-Iran Posts By Mac Slavo The hypocrisy is unbelievable. In order to comply with United States sanctions on Iran, Facebook’s thought police have taken to censorship on behalf of the government. At the same time, President Donald Trump warns Iran not to use censorship. It’s become painfully obvious that the ruling class wants to get us into another war, where the young and poor are shipped off to die while the politicians and government defense contractors get rich. And…

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Supreme Court of India Declares Internet Ban Unconstitutional

Supreme Court of India Declares Internet Ban Unconstitutional By Anumeha Verma On 10th of January, 2019, the Supreme Court of India requested the Indian central government to review the suspension of internet services in Jammu and Kashmir. The ruling stated that the five-month long communication blockade imposed on the region by the Indian government is unlawful, and it gave the administration seven days to justify its continued use. Since August 5 2019, after the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian constitution that provided special autonomy status to Jammu and…

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Tech Giant Doesn’t Want Anyone to be Offended … Ever (And Other Absurd Weekly News)

Tech Giant Doesn’t Want Anyone to be Offended … Ever (And Other Absurd Weekly News) By Simon Black, Sovereign Man Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, your finances, and your prosperity. Town charges woman $60,000 as a fee to renovate her own home For 40 years Linda and Gary Cameron always dreamed of renovating their small home to accommodate more family and friends. Sadly, this dream could only be realized…

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Internet Disruption: Different Terms for Different Tactics

Internet Disruption: Different Terms for Different Tactics By Advox As the internet progressively becomes an intrinsic part of our daily lives — from communicating with friends and applying for social services, to studying and working — staying connected is no longer a luxury but a necessity. In this context, internet shutdowns have evolved into a human rights issue with the power to severely disrupt people’s lives. Apart from the documented negative economic impacts, intentional internet shutdowns can be weaponized to silence dissent and stunt protest movements. However, internet shutdowns are…

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Morocco Arrests Journalist And YouTuber; Singapore Defends Fake News Law

Morocco Arrests Journalist And YouTuber; Singapore Defends Fake News Law By Aaron Kesel All over the world there has been a crackdown of freedom of the press and speech. Now, Morocco has arrested a journalist and YouTuber for criticizing their King, amid Singapore defending its Orwellian fake news law. Morocco has arrested YouTuber Mohamed Sekkaki and journalist Omar Radi in two separate cases for criticizing the Moroccan King Mohammed VI and making comments about a court decision and the judge in charge of the case against the leaders of the…

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A Look at YouTube Censorship with Josh Sigurdson of World Alternative Media

A Look at YouTube Censorship with Josh Sigurdson of World Alternative Media By Girl Gone Crypto This week a lot of crypto YouTubers were hit with violations, strikes, video removals and even suspensions. Although YouTube has restored many of these videos – it is still a scary time for crypto content creators as they wonder if this is just the beginning. That’s why I wanted to bring Josh Sigurdson on to chat all about it because he is, unfortunately, no stranger to the world of shadow banning and video removal…

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YouTube “Christmas Purge” Has Content Creators Pointing to These Alternate Platforms

YouTube “Christmas Purge” Has Content Creators Pointing to These Alternate Platforms By Graham Smith Recent widespread video removals have crypto YouTubers searching for greener and more dependable pastures for content production. While reports have since emerged of YouTube claiming the incident was an accident, and that videos are now being restored, the “Christmas Crypto Purge” of 2019 has nonetheless burnt an indelible memory into the minds of dedicated YouTubers. Many are now looking to back up their content or even migrate elsewhere, and suggesting more decentralized and censorship-resistant platforms for…

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92% Of Americans Feel Their Freedom Is Threatened

92% Of Americans Feel Their Freedom Is Threatened By Tyler Durden Americans are most afraid their First Amendment rights could be taken away, according to a new poll by Harris Poll/Purple Project, which surveyed 2,002 people nationwide from November 18-20, 2019. Overall, Statista’s Maria Vultaggio notes that 92 percent were concerned their rights were being jeopardized, USA Today wrote, citing the poll. Americans also fear their right to bear arms and their right to equal justice are in danger. You will find more infographics at Statista The poll comes one week after…

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Speaking Freely: Interview on Censorship and Oppression With Human Rights Activist Rima Sghaier

Speaking Freely: Interview on Censorship and Oppression With Human Rights Activist Rima Sghaier By Jillian York Rima Sghaier is a human rights activist and researcher who works at the intersection of technology and human rights, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.  Rima grew up in Tunisia under the regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, which lasted for twenty-four years. Although Tunisia was among the earliest countries in its region to connect to the internet (in 1991), its use by dissidents and subcultures led to the government increasingly restricting…

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“Shadow Banning” Is Written Into Twitter’s New Terms

“Shadow Banning” Is Written Into Twitter’s New Terms By Mac Slavo Twitter has written “shadow banning” aka, censorship, into their new terms.  The platform will now intentionally “limit the visibility” of some users. Expect those who dissent from the official narrative to be the ones censored. Critics have accused Twitter of censorship for quite some time now.  But this time, it’s official. The company has admitted they will attempt to silence those critical of the ruling class. According to RT, the news terms will be taking effect in January of…

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